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Data sharing effort in Ohio combats scrap metal theft

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Scrap metal dealers are getting help combatting theft from a new data-sharing arrangement through the Ohio Courts Network.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Anti-segregation activist to speak at Dayton MLK banquet

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A "Freedom Rider" who challenged 1960s racial segregation will help highlight celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Plan targets farmers in 3 states to reduce Lake Erie algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Farmers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana are being asked to be part of the solution in fixing the algae problem in Lake Erie. Federal officials on Friday outlined a program that will make $17.5 million available to farmers who take steps to reduce the pollutants that wash away from the fields and help the algae thrive.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Marysville recovers time capsule lost after demolition

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio community is celebrating the recovery of a century-old time capsule believed lost when a historic library was demolished nearly twenty years ago.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Pigeon pill: Bird birth control planned for Ohio courthouse

WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Love birds, beware: One Ohio county is planning to spike bird seed with birth control in hopes of keeping pigeons from despoiling the renovated exterior of its 19th Century courthouse.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Police relations panel to hold public forum in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — The first meeting of a state task that will examine the relationship between police officers and the communities they serve is a public forum in Cleveland.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Sheriff's helicopter, fire crews save men from Lake Erie ice

FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Monroe County sheriff's department says it used a helicopter to help rescue two men who drove onto ice floating into Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Teacher convicted of showing high school class violent movie

COLUMBUS (AP) — A former substitute teacher who showed a movie featuring graphic sex and violence to a high school class has been convicted of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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